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Manual Sunroof Repair Part 5 - On Demand Manual
$8.50

Tilting Sunroof Part 5: Final Height and Travel Adjustments - On Demand Video

1986 to 1995 models. Final adjustment is necessary anytime you do major work on your tilting sunroof

Adjusting the power tilting sunroof is not difficult if you have the right knowledge and a couple alignment pin tools. Adjustment is not usually needed if the sunroof is working properly.

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$7.50

Manually Operated Sunroof Removal and Service - On Demand Video Manual

Applies directly to all W123 wagons and some 123 sedans and indirectly to other early 111, 108, 114, 115 and 116 models

Manual sunroofs can have problems too. Just like their electrically operated counterparts, most often they will fail due to lack of lubrication. The number one failure point is a broken T handle. Number two is failure of the roof to close properly due to damaged felt feet and plastic slides.

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Tilting Sunroof Repair
$7.50

Tilting Sunroof Part 2: Tilting Mechanism Service and Repair - On Demand Video

1986 to 1995 models. Learn how the tilting arm mechanisms work and how to service, repair and replace them

This is part 2 of a 4 part video series Kent has done on repairing the power tilting sunroofs on the W201 W126 and W124 chassis built from 1986 to 1995. Part 1 covers removal and replacement of the sunroof panel and headliner.

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$60.00

Late W126 Chassis Sedan and Coupe Front Brake Rotor Set of 2

Now with anti-corrosive coating. Fits126 years 1986 to 1991

Brand New Rotors as shown. You will receive 2 fronts as shown. Fits all 126 Chassis Gasoline and Diesel, from 1986 to 1991. Specifically 300SDL 300SE 300SEL 350SD 350SDL 420SEL 560SEL 560SEC.

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$5.50

1962 to 1980 Sunroof Drive Cable Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Part 3 of my Early Broken Sunroof Series - a multi-part series to repair non-functioning power sunroofs from 1962 to 1980 all models

In this 13 minute instructional video Kent will show you how to clean your sunroof cable tube, prep your cable for easy installation, lube the cable during installation, show preliminary clutch adjustement, and demonstrate how to get cable to engage the drive assembly using the power switch.

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$78.00

Late W123 Climate Control Switch Panel - USED

On SALE - not tested. For 1981 to 1985 300D 300TD and 300CD - Good cosmetics - No Warranty

This has been sitting in our shop for over 10 years. Who knows, it may work but then again it may not. Not returnable. Priced accordingly. At the least you will get some very nice looking buttons and wheel if yours are all worn off. Part number as shown below. 

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$19.99

20 Piece Interior Light Bulb Replacement Kit

For most Mercedes from the Mid 1970s to the Early 1990s

Assortment of new interior bulbs as shown. These light up your dash, center console, glove box and shifter ( on some models).

Assortment includes the following:

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$75.00

W123 Front Parking Brake Cable

From the dash to center under floor. New O.E. Fits 1980 to 1985 W123 300D, 300TD and 280E

Brand new cable as shown. Only one available.

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$130.00

DTC 200 Dual Tank Straight Vegetable Oil SVO WVO Conversion Kit Assembled - USED

Last used conversion kit I have. All the others sold. No instructions or support included. Do not purchase unless you are familiar with veggie conversions and can do this on your own.

This is a used kit removed from a W123 diesel 5 years ago and has been in storage. it has the heated filter, fuel heater, mounts, 3 way valves, fuel heater and fuse panel. It is dirty and will need thorough cleaning before installation. You will need addtional hoses, clamps, wiring, etc.

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$5.00

1962 to 1980 Power Sunroof Cable Transmission Drive Unit Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Part 2 of my Early Broken Sunroof Series - a multi-part series to repair broken power sunroofs from 1962 to 1980 all models. This covers theory of operation - complete service and repair and installation tips of the drive unit.

The sunroof transmission drive unit moves the cable back and forth to open and close the sunroof. There are 5 gears inside this unit that transfer the incoming drive from the motor ( high speed) to the final drive moving the cable (slow speed).

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1962 to 1980 Stuck Non-Tilting Sunroof Removal and Inspection - On Demand Video

Part 1 of Early Broken Sunroof Series - a multi-part series to repair broken power sunroofs from 1962 to 1980 all models

In part one Kent will show you how to get all the sunroof parts off our old Mercedes and on a bench particularly if you sunroof is broken and not moving.  In this 21 minute instructional video here is a list of the subjects he covers:

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$69.95

W116 and W123 Full Set of Seat Adjustment Replacement Handles

Made in the U.S.A. in our shop. Designed by Kent to be stronger and with a more comfortable grip.

You can purchase these individually, but you might want to consider replacing all four at the same time. If one is broken others are not far behind. Watch Kent's video below to see what happened to him and why he decided to manufacture these himself. 

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$465.00

W123 Bosch European Headlights with Correct Orange Turn Signal Lenses

Superb condition. Not aftermarket. Fits all 1977 to 1985 240D, 300D, 300CD, 300TD, 280E, 280CE, 280TE, 230E, 230CE.

These are about as mint as you will find not being new. They are not perfect as they have some dirt on them and a very few fine sand pits in the lenses that you can hardly see. No chips, cracks, or gouges in either the head lights or the turn signal lenses. All mounting tabs are intact.

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$75.00

1958 to 1991 Full Tie Rod End Replacement Kit w/ Video Instructions

Fits most model passenger cars. Ponton, Fintail, Coupes, SLs, W108 109, R107, W116, W114, W115,W123 and W126. Does NOT fit the W201 or W124 chassis

Loose steering or wheels shaking at speed. This can often be worn out tie rod ball joints. The joints can be replaced as a DIY project. Watch the video below to see if this is something you want to take on yourself.

This kit includes:

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$105.00
Currently out of stock.

1968 to 1987 4, 5 and 6 Cylinder Diesel Engine Prechamber Removal Tool

Slide hammer used for video. Only one available. Fitting is new. 61x tool: For OM615, OM616, OM617, and early OM 601 and OM603 through 1987 only.

Special price this one only because lightly used slide hammer used in video. Still works like new. Version 4 update 2/22: New color and style but still does the same job. This is one of the key tools you will need to remove stubborn pre chambers from the cylinder head of your old diesel engine.

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$185.00
Currently out of stock.

1978 to 1985 W123 300TD Station Wagon Hirschmann Power Antenna - Refurbished

This is the newer updated antenna with the more efficient tooth tail antenna mast. Simplified 3 Pin wiring will fit a 5-pin plug with LARGE pins. Confirm with pictures and description below.

Only one available. VERY GOOD CONDITION. Completely cleaned, lubricated, and tested with new antenna mast installed. Has the more reliable toothed antenna mast.

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$48.00
Currently out of stock.

1986 USA Models 107 126 201 Introduction to Service. ITS Factory Manual

There was a lot to introduce in 1986 - NEW 6 cylinder Diesel engine - NEW 560 V8 Gas engine - NEW 2.5 liter Diesel engine for the 190D AND the 190E 2.3 16V

1986 was a super milestone year for Mercedes Benz in the U.S. market. As well as the above it was the introduction of the W124!. This is a milestone book for collectors and it is in good ( not perfect ) condition. Very clean inside. 369 pages in length.

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$68.00
Currently out of stock.

Late R107 450SL N.O.S. Engine Instrument and Dimmer Switch.

Fits 1977 to 1980 450SL and 450SLC. Oil pressure gauge has been removed and is NOT included.

BRAND NEW!  never on a car. You can used for parts or just cut off and use the new dimmer switch on your LS.  No oil pressure!

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$10.00

Set of 5 14 inch Alloy Wheel Lug Bolts - USED

NOT for wheels with hubcaps. Used on W111, W108, W109, W116, R107, W114, W115, W123 and early to 1985 W126

Fits all Mercedes models with the 14" Alloy bundt cake style wheels. The measurements are M12x1.5mm by 51mm overall length. This is a set of five USED wheel bolts that are not all rusty. 

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$38.50
Currently out of stock.

107 114 115 116 123 126 14 inch Alloy Wheel Four Center Caps - USED

All models with 14 INCH alloy wheels 1972 to 1985 - Sold here in a set of four Excellent condition.

Great looking ABOVE average  center caps full set of four as shown. They still have original paint so have not been repainted. This way you can see what you are getting. No noticeable dings or gouges.

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$165.00

Late W116 Plastic Housing Hirschmann Power Antenna Complete - Refurbished

Later replacement with toothed antenna mast - Fits 1977 to 1980 280S 280SE 450SE 450SEL and 300SD

 Very good later version Hirschmann antenna as shown ( factory replacement for the initial all aluminum antenna. Complete with inside braket and fender mounting hardware. Fully cleaned and lubed with new antenna mast installed. Very smooth operation.

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$12.50
Currently out of stock.

Grease Gun with Flexible Snout - Takes Standard Cartridge

Ideal for tight places like front suspension on W110, W111, W112, W113, W108 and W109 chassis

Excellent quality grease gun for your old Benz. Can be used on almost all standard grease fittings. 

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$265.00

1976 to 1980 280SE 450SE 450SEL 450SL 450SLC Steering Lock and Switch Assembly Complete - USED

Ready for installation. With buzzer switch and good electrical switch. Smooth key operation.

This was removed from a vehicle and was tested. ONLY ONE KEY but it is the low-security key so easy to get a duplicate made. Very good key movement, good working electrical switch, and door buzzer switch mounted. Fits Early 107 and later W116 chassis only ( see list in title )

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$25.00
Currently out of stock.

Can't Decide LED Instrument Light Quick Changeout Kit w/ Video Instructions

LAST ONE! Change your dash light color preference for the occasion in your W123 or W126 in just 5 minutes.

Customers often can not decide. They ask us which one color is the best? That is hard to say since it is such a personal preference. So we decided to offer 3 sets of our popular 5th generation LED dash lights so you can try each one and decide for yourself!

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$12.50

5th Generation LED RED Instrument Light Bulbs x 2 - New 3/2021

For W123, W126 and W201 chassis. Built in heat sink and non-polarity wiring. Watch the videos below!

This is the newest LED light bulb Kent has found and tested that you can install on the backside of your instrument cluster to increase your instrument lighting on your older Mercedes. These particular bulbs will be much brighter with a VERY RED cast light and they don't get hot!

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$12.50

5th Generation LED ORANGE Instrument Light Bulbs x 2 - New 2/2021

For W123, W126 and W201 chassis. Built in heat sink and non-polarity wiring. Watch the video below!

This is the newest LED light bulb Kent has found and tested that you can install on the backside of your instrument cluster to increase your instrument lighting on your older Mercedes. These particular bulbs will be much brighter with a more ORANGE cast light and they don't get hot!

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$60.00

W123 300TD Wagon SLS Leveling Valve for Parts - USED

Fits 123 station wagon estate 1978 to 1985

Not complete. Good for parts. One of the fitting threads in the housing was stripped out and a helicoil inserted but at a different thread pitch. The back of the body plate has heavy corrosion but is till usable. If someone needs parts this could help restore another leveling valve.

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$3.35

W201 W124 R129 Front Strut Holding Tool

Quality U.S. made 3/8 inch drive 7mm ball socket hex wrench

This will hold the top of the strut and keep it from turning when removing and installing the 22mm nut.

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$19.50

1978 to 1985 Bosch Gasoline Fuel Pump Protection Pre-filter

Prevents #1 cause of fuel pump failure - contamination! Install inline into main 14mm ID fuel tank outlet hose

Install this steel 10-micron filter in your fuel tank outlet hose to protect your fuel pump. Clamps provided along with a pull to plug the fuel hose temporarily to reduce fuel spills. 

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Non-Tilting Sunroof Key Points of Lubrication - On Demand Video

Lack of lubrication causes them to fail or move slowly - Applies to all electric and manual sunroofs from 1966 to 1985

This video is loaded with tips on how to properly lubricate all the key components that make your sunroof operate smoothly and properly. It is NOT a complete manual on everything related to sunroofs. It will NOT show you all the details to get the sunroof out and back in.

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$199.00

Early W126 Sedan Original Hirschmann Power Antenna Refurbished

Fits 1981 to 1983 300SD 380SE 380SEL 500SEL - may fit some 1984 early models but you must check your style of antenna BEFORE ordering.

This original power antenna has been inspected, cleaned, lubricated, adjusted, and tested in our shop. New Antenna mast installed. This one is in super nice condition. See the video below for the process. 

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$11.00

R107 Engine Temperature Sending Unit

For 450SL, 450SL, SLC, 380SL, 500SL and 560SL

If your V8 is running hot or temp gauge is moving you may have a bad sending unit. Located at the front of the engine. Easy replace. Drain one gallon of coolant out of the radiator before removing it. 

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$50.00

Early 3.5 4.5 V8 LEFT Side Valve Cover

Exceptionally good condition for W108 W109 R107 W116

Super clean. Removed from a low mileage 4.5. Look at how clean it is inside and there are no loose timing chain marks. Just clean with solvent, blow off and install. You won’t find them this nice very often.

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$50.00

Early 3.5 4.5 V8 Right Side Valve Cover

Exceptionally good condition for W108 W109 R107 W116

Super clean. Removed from a low mileage 4.5. Look at how clean it is inside and there are no loose timing chain marks. Just clean with solvent, blow off and install. You won’t find them this nice very often.

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$108.00

BRAND NEW Ate RIGHT Rear Brake Caliper with Hardware

SPECIAL PURCHASE only 3 remain. Fits chassis models W114 W115 W116 Most R107 W123 and Most W126 ONLY from 1968 to 1991 (Does NOT FIT the 500SL, 500SEL, 500SEC, 560SL, 560SEL, or 560SEC)

That is right - this is brand new - NOT rebuilt. It fits the passenger side rear wheel ONLY. The caliper comes with new pad mounting hardware and new bolts. These will soon be gone forever... Special price limited to stock on hand. Sorry, we do not have the left side. THESE ARE GOING AWAY!

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$32.95
Currently out of stock.

Vintage 63mm Radiator Cap W111 W112 W113 W108 W109

Fits most models 1961 to 1972 220SE 230SL 250SE 250SL 280SE 280SL 280SEL 300SE 300SEL and 6.3

Brand new radiator cap as shown for your vintage gas engine Mercedes. Quality Zinc plating.

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$252.00
Currently out of stock.

1978 to 1985 W116 W126 300SD 450SEL Plus Others Rebuilt LOADED Front Brake Calipers.

SPECIAL SALE DUE TO COATING DIFFERENCE. NO CORE CHARGE OR RETURN: Complete with Ceramic brake pads - BONUS free brake manual!

Late W116 450SEL, 280SE/L and 300SD and Early W126 280SE, 450SEL, 300SD, 380SEL, 500SEL only during the years listed. These DO NOT fit the W 126 SEC coupes. PDF brake repair manual included FREE of charge.

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$18.00

1981 to 1985 W123 W126 Passenger Side Motor Mount Metal Shield - USED

Fits right side 1981 to 1985 turbo diesel models only . Cover plate be used on left side but some models will require trimming to check engine shock mount.

The motor mount shield may not be the exact one shown. It may be painted or original. No cracks. Not perfect but very usable. If you leave this off your rubber mount will fail much quicker. 

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$800.00

W108 250S 280S 250SE 280SE Sedan Key Body Parts for Sale - Pristine

Damage-free front fenders, front bumper, rear bumper, hood, and trunk lid from 68,000 mile 280S

These parts all came off a 1968 low mileage 280S that sat in a warm garage since 1978. This happens to the parts on an old car when it never leaves a warm garage for 40 years!

Here is a list of some of the parts included in this special deal.​

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$14.00

Grab Bag of Misc. Automotive Wire - Removed from Cars

Consists of 5 different pieces of wire - different sizes, lengths and colors

Ever just need a small piece of good auto wire to make a repair - then run to hardware store to discover they only have lighting cord wire or you have to buy a big roll.  This bag of 5 longer pieces of wire consists of different wire gauge and color.

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Removing a Power Sunroof Headliner Panel When You Can't Open the Roof

Covers all sunroofs from 1962 to 1985. Factory service manuals say, "open the roof part way to remove the panel." What happens if your sunroof is not moving?

This on-demand training video will walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to get your headliner panel off so you can work on the sunroof. If your sunroof won't open, you are stuck - right? Not SO according to Kent.

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$3.50

Sunroof Headliner Panel Gluing and Cleaning

For all NON tilting sunroofs from 1962 to 1985

When you remove the old sunroof panel (1985 and older) from you Benz you will probably notice that the edges of the vinyl have come loose from the metal strapping. You will allow notice just how dirty it is once you have it out of the car and into the light.

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$20.00

Ultimate Car Polish for Almost Any Surface

In 50 plus years Kent has tried Hundred's - This is his all time favorite!

Our kit comes with a free micro fiber cloth! This is an advanced water based polish that is made in Germany. Kent has witnessed first hand some amazing results on his own cars and wants to share this excellent product with you. 

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Power Tilting Sunroof Motor Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video
$7.50

Tilting Sunroof Part 4: Motor Drive Assembly Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video

1986 to 1995 models. Anytime a cable or motor is damaged, the entire assembly must come out and be inspected and cleaned

Kent explains why it is important to to remove and open up the motor assembly anytime you are replacing a damaged cable. On the bench he explains the workings of the motor and transmission and shows close up examples of what each of the different components do.

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Sunroof Removal and Replacemnt  - On Demand Video Manual
$5.50

Tilting Sunroof Part 1: Sunroof Panel Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

1986 to 1995 models. It all starts with knowing how to get the headliner and steel body panel on and off safely

Removing the tilting sunroof panel is a little bit of a mystery to many owners. Since there are no exposed fasteners, at first glance it can appear to be very difficult to remove.

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